This past weekend one of my baking buddies (and overall good friend) got married to his best friend, Levi. They’re the type of people who are honestly friends with everyone, so the wedding was a huge assortment of friends and family from all over the country. It was casual, yet so personal, and Christian was sweet enough to ask me to bake their rehearsal dinner cake.
It was Megan’s birthday in early May, so obviously we started cake brainstorming in April. She doesn’t love really girly things, so pink flowers were pretty much out of the question. What we settled on, instead, were ruffles, ombré ones to be exact! Making ombré frosting is super simple because you only need one color for food coloring and a simple batch of plain frosting. The ruffle pattern is also a good starter decorating pattern because it’s pretty forgiving, it’s just a lot of squiggles all layered on top of one another so if you need to stop for a tea break you can’t really tell where you stopped. Continue reading “Ombré Ruffle Cake Decorating Tutorial”
Nothing makes a cake fancier or more fun than a special filling. Don’t get me wrong, I love buttercream on buttercream, but when you add a fudge spread or a juicy lemon curd between two layers of cake, people get excited. Continue reading “Raspberry Buttercream Cake Filling Recipe”
I have to tell to you all, I had never done many of these things before my most recent cake project and have successfully made many 2 layer round cakes. But once I was thinking about going for a 4 layer cake for my roomie’s birthday, I knew I needed to get serious. Continue reading “Avoiding the Leaning Tower: All of the Layer Cake Tips You Need!”